04 On the move
Buehlmann replaces Sotorp at UBS Global AM; Nomura AM opens in Dubai; HSBC Global AM names new Asia chief executive
08 Regulatory Analysis
Stock Connect plan sparks worries over rat trading in Hong Kong
09 Regulatory Roundup
Malaysia’s new capital markets rules; Taiwan relaxes limits on overseas investing
10 Data Centre
Findings on sovereign wealth fund allocations from a recent report
12 Korean institutions plan allocation shifts
Asset owners are re-assessing exposures to bonds and domestic equities and exploring alternative strategies.
14 AI300: The top 300 institutional investors by assets in Asia Pacific.
30 Q&A: Gary Brader, CIO of QBE Insurance Group
32 AustralianSuper raises property exposure; CIC vows to improve systems; new head at Future Fund
34 Asian private banks look to build out platforms
Southeast Asia wealth management heads debate challenges and opportunities with BNY Mellon.
40 Q&A: Alexis Calla, global head of investment advisory and strategy at Standard Chartered
42 Nomura integrates Asia, Japan wealth units; UBP builds multi-family office
44 Multi-asset funds: fad or fundamental?
Mixed performance has led to outflows from these strategies, but their future in Asia may be about more than just returns.
52 Investors are keen on alternatives and Europe, and want Japan to enter a passport scheme, find the Clifford Chance/AsianInvestor survey.
58 Modi win fills fund managers with hope; Axa IM, JP Morgan AM on retail expansion drive
60 Australia’s tug of war over hedge fund fees
Though notoriously resistant to hedge fund fee levels, superannuation funds are looking more at the asset class.
62 Q&A: Darren Massara, NewQuest Capital Partners
64 Incapture readies hedge fund, eyes Asia; Hamilton Lane expands team
66 Traders turn to Swiss army knife solution
Complex trading strategies are driving demand for multi-asset electronic trading platforms.
68 Operations manager: Michael Coleman, RCMA Asset Management
69 MSCI keeps A-shares waiting for EM status; wake-up call for RMBelievers
69 Trader talk: Dominic Ho, CSOP Asset Management
80 Korea Institutional Investor Awards
AsianInvestor hosted its fourth annual Korea awards in Seoul in June. Here are the reasons we chose the winners.
83 London sets out its stall as RMB hub at the LSE Greater China forum in Hong Kong.
China’s Second Continent: How a million migrants
are building a new empire in Africa, by Howard French